Exclusive: This Emirati Luxury Label’s Capsule Collection Is All You Need To Look On-Point in the Winter
Photo: Courtesy Azzalia
The end of 2021 may be near, but the festivities that come around every December are far from over. While most of us are making an effort to rejoice during the festive season with intimate, safe gatherings, there’s no reason why we can’t do so in style. Cue Emirati luxury label Azzalia’s newest launch—The White City, a special capsule collection dedicated to the winter months.
Whether you’re planning to usher in 2022 with a romantic candlelit dinner for two, an intimate get-together with friends, or a cosy evening away from crowds at home, Azzalia’s winter 2021 line-up has something for you. Inspired by its founder and creative director Sheikha Amal Al Maktoum’s travels to Belgrade, Serbia, The White City brings together the hues and textures of the city to create a capsule collection that is likely to have you dreaming of peaceful evenings in one of Europe’s oldest metropolises. “The designs are inspired by my love of Belgrade, its cobblestone streets and retreats,” says Sheikha Amal Al Maktoum. “It’s a place where the worlds collide. The pieces capture the essence of the old and new Belgrade that offers a unique coming together of art and architecture, traditions and modern life. I’ve taken inspiration from its ornamental structures, contrasting high-rise buildings and vibrant night life,” she adds.
The winter collection also features abayas in soothing hues. Photo: Courtesy Azzalia
The many elements come to life in The White City via a series of aesthetics, from modest to risqué. For those who plan to spend the coming months out and about, there’s no missing the roomy winter coats, robes and capes, which come in soothing shades of grey, ivory, black and peony pink, rendered in heather grey wool and popcorn texture wool. Fancy yourself a traditionalist? Then Azzalia’s mariposa-cut velvet abayas are just what you need as the winds get chillier. Bonus: the capsule collection’s layers are made with comfort in mind, making them winning choices for an evening of lounging at home too.
The metallic dresses are perfect picks for New Year’s Eve. Photo: Courtesy Azzalia
For the woman who can’t resist a dreamy evening dress, there’s much to choose from the capsule collection, including a series of elegantly draped velvet dresses in shades of deep copper and soft grey, and clever gowns with peek-a-boo criss-cross detailing and dramatic open backs. And for the statement-maker, there’s no going wrong with Azzalia’s cut-out black dresses, or the label’s textured gold-meets-ebony numbers. If you’ve been thinking about giving your winter wardrobe a quick pick-me-up, this perfectly curated collection is just what you need. Take a closer look at its offerings, now available online, below.
Robes in soft greys add the perfect touch to winter wardrobes. Photo: Courtesy Azzalia
Asymmetrical numbers stand out form the collection’s line-up. Photo: Courtesy Azzalia
A classic white coat is more versatile than you think. Photo: Courtesy Azzalia
The LBDs come with clever cut-outs. Photo: Courtesy Azzalia
Popcorn cotton adds an interesting texture. Photo: Courtesy Azzalia